The Public Manager Case Book is a collection of eight public administration cases that allows students to practice the decision-making skills they will need in their jobs as public managers. Each case focuses on the local administrative issues managers most often face in their day-to-day responsibilities, and each encourages students to collaborate with others in order to gain the necessary cooperation and information. The cases are multi-dimensional and challenge students and professors to draw from a variety of knowledge areas to develop alternative recommendations, decisions, or actions.(Lotus 1-2-3, MS-Excel, MS-Access). These applications ... MS-Excel, for example, reads May 12, 1998, 3:08 p.m. as 35927.63 (or number of days elapsed since Jan. 01, 1900). With this formula, one could compute the difference between today and when a bill was incurred and the resulting number would indicate how old the particular debt was (35927-35882 = 45 days past due). This is where ... A simple example of this might be found with a credit card expiration date validation test.
|Title||:||The Public Manager Case Book: Making Decisions in a Complex World|
|Author||:||Terrel R Rhodes, Patricia M Alt, Cheryl L Brown, Marueen Brown, Robert Gassner, Sherril Gelmon, Gary R Rassel, Carole L Jurkiewicz, Linda E Swayne, David F Thompson|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2002-07-19|